Category : Disaster Efforts

  • Responding To Those Affected By NE Oklahoma Tornado

    Responding To Those Affected By NE Oklahoma Tornado

    Posted March 31, 2016 By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    The Salvation Army of Arkansas and Oklahoma is becoming active in disaster response.  A strong storm system crossed Oklahoma and Arkansas this afternoon and evening that developed multiple thunderstorms and a tornado in NE Oklahoma. The Tulsa Metropolitan Area Command is deploying their canteen and an Emergency Disaster Response team to Rogers County at the …

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  • Holiday Storm Response Continues in Arkansas & Oklahoma

    Holiday Storm Response Continues in Arkansas & Oklahoma

    Posted January 8, 2016 By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    OKLAHOMA CITY (January 7, 2015) – The Arkansas-Oklahoma Division of The Salvation Army is continuing to respond to those affected by the December 26/27 storm that brought severe winter weather and flooding across the two states.  Most communities have power fully restored in the areas affected by the ice, yet flooding continues along the Arkansas …

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  • Winter Storms Call for Response

    Winter Storms Call for Response

    Posted January 1, 2016 By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    OKLAHOMA CITY (December 30, 2015) – The Salvation Army is responding in both Arkansas and Oklahoma to areas affected by severe winter weather and flooding.  The same storm system that brought devastating and deadly tornadoes to Texas on December 27 brought blizzard conditions to northwestern Oklahoma, an ice storm to central, northern and southwestern Oklahoma, …

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  • Clean Up Collaborations Strong in Arkansas & Oklahoma Division

    Clean Up Collaborations Strong in Arkansas & Oklahoma Division

    Posted June 24, 2015 By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    Oklahoma City, OK (June 24, 2015) – Partnerships with local and statewide agencies are often the fastest and most efficient way for The Salvation Army to provide care and services during times of disaster, and the Emergency Disaster Services Department of the Arkansas & Oklahoma Division have found strong partnerships with the American Red Cross, …

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  • Special Donut Deliveries in Pine Bluff, AR

    Special Donut Deliveries in Pine Bluff, AR

    Posted June 5, 2015 By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    The Salvation Army of Pine Bluff celebrated National Donut Day on Friday with a heart of gratitude to the first responders of the recent flooding in Jefferson County, Arkansas. With 50 dozen donuts from Lybrands in hand, emergency disaster response teams delivered the sweet snacks to the Officer of Emergency Management, the 911 Call Center, …

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  • Multiplie Locations Affected by Early Spring Storms

    Multiplie Locations Affected by Early Spring Storms

    Posted March 26, 2015 By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    March 25, 2015 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Salvation Army of Arkansas and Oklahoma is becoming active in disaster response to several areas as a result of weather related events.  A strong storm system crossed Oklahoma and Arkansas this afternoon and evening that developed multiple thunderstorms and tornadoes. OKLAHOMA Major Carlyle Gargis, Central Oklahoma …

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  • Salvation Army of Tulsa Responds to Tornadoes

    Salvation Army of Tulsa Responds to Tornadoes

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    Tulsa, OK  (March 25, 2015)  – Even as storms continue to hammer the area, The Salvation Army Tulsa Area Command is responding to damage reported in the Sand Springs area with a mobile feeding unit (canteen). Multiple locations in the Tulsa metro area have sustained damage due to high winds, tornadoes, and hail which began …

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  • Arkansas Distaster Response: 6 Months Later

    Arkansas Distaster Response: 6 Months Later

    Posted October 28, 2014 By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    Story by Cindy Fuller The Salvation Army has transitioned from response to intermediate and long term recovery following the April tornadoes affecting Northeast Oklahoma and Central Arkansas communities.  Immediately following the storms, The Salvation Army mobilized personnel and equipment for immediate needs.  Teams provided food, hydration and emotional and spiritual care to survivors and first …

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  • Logan County Wildfire Update

    Logan County Wildfire Update

    Posted May 6, 2014 By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    The Arkansas-Oklahoma Division of The Salvation Army is responding to a very large wildfire that is affecting many in Logan County.   Record temperatures, drought and strong winds are causing extreme fire danger to much of Oklahoma.  The wildfire, which began on Sunday has reportedly burned over 3,000 acres and is responsible for one fatality.  At …

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  • Arkansas Response Update 5/1/14

    Arkansas Response Update 5/1/14

    Posted May 2, 2014 By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    Mobile Feeding Units continue to provide food, hydration and emotional and spiritual care to those affected by the tornadoes that swept through Central Arkansas on Sunday evening. National Weather Service officials announced today the tornado started West of Ferndale and ended in El Paso.  It was on the ground for 41.3 miles and lasted over …

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